Recent Plan News
Oregon College Savings Plan launches savings match plan
A new partnership between Oregon College Savings Plan and Willamette University will allow undergraduate students to double the impact of their college savings with a dollar-for-dollar match.The new Oregon Scholars program allows the Oregon College Savings Plan to partner with state colleges and universities to offer incentives to Oregonians saving for education.Willamette University is the first school to take part in the Oregon Scholars program. As part of this inaugural partnership, Oregon residents admitted to the Willamette University College of Liberal Arts under the ‘Willamette Savings Match’ program will receive a match of the savings in their Oregon College Savings Plan account, up to $5,000 per semester, for up to eight semesters.
Florida Prepaid Announces 529 Savings Plan Enhancements
Florida Prepaid has just made significant enhancements to its Florida 529 Savings Plan, including:Reduced fees on all investment options, some by more than 70%Expanded investment options, including four new static portfoliosThe addition of well-known investment managers such as Vanguard, Dimensional Fund Advisors and Eaton VanceA redesigned website and savings tools to help families track and meet college savings goals
Florida plans offer enrollment incentives
Families can save $50 when enrolling in a Florida Prepaid Plan, and get $50 toward their college savings just for starting a Florida 529 Savings PlanNow through October 13, Florida Prepaid will waive the $50 application fee when families enroll in a Florida Prepaid College Plan. When families open a Florida 529 Savings Plan and set up automatic monthly contributions, Florida Prepaid will put $50 into their account. The incentives to save come as Florida Prepaid announces several enhancements to its Florida 529 Savings Plan, including lower fees.